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8th annual Pearly Gates Ride highlights Vietnam vets

7:05 PM, Jul. 13, 2013
Pearly Gates Veterans ride draws hundreds of motor...
Pearly Gates Veterans ride draws hundreds of motor...: The eighth annual ride honoring veterans starts and ends on the east side of Green Bay.
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It was a family reunion of sorts for Gary Wetzel.

The 65-year-old Vietnam veteran, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery, spoke Saturday to an estimated crowd of 2,400 that mostly included men he refers to as his brothers.

"That's a special bond that nobody, nobody can take away from us," the South Milwaukee resident said to his fellow veterans as they cheered and saluted him during the opening ceremony for the eighth annual charity Pearly Gates Veterans Ride, which honored Vietnam veterans. Past rides have highlighted veterans of World War II, Korea, Desert Storm, and families ...

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